Mills backs Hughes to remain at City

Danny Mills is convinced Mark Hughes will still be Manchester City manager in 12 months' time, even if the club fail to win this season's Uefa Cup.

Robinho: "City can be as big as Real"

Robinho insists Manchester City can become one of the best clubs in the world and has set his sights on winning silverware in his first season at Eastlands.

Uefa hand Tottenham seeding boost

Tottenham may be bottom of the Barclays Premier League but they find themselves among the top-rated teams for tomorrow's Uefa Cup group stage draw.

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Laudrup close to Spartak deal

Michael Laudrup, who had been linked with the managerial vacancy at West Ham, is set to take over as coach of Spartak Moscow within the next 48 hours, according to the club's director of sport.

Hughes expects Olympian effort from Jo in Uefa Cup

The Manchester City manager, Mark Hughes, has identified Jo, his returning Brazilian Olympian, as the side's possible saviour when they attempt to avoid an early Uefa Cup exit tonight. City face the Danish side FC Midtjylland in the second leg of their second qualifying round tie in Herning, trailing 1-0 after a defeat at home.

Man City qualify for Europe

Manchester City will play in next season's UEFA Cup after England were awarded an extra spot in the competition for topping UEFA's Fair Play table.